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The New Hermès Apple Watch and More Big News from Today’s Apple Event

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Today, Apple held a presentation announcing new offerings and updates to some of its most noted products. First up, the Apple Watch. Though some critics have been calling the watch a flop, Apple is still looking to entice customers to get on board with the wearable tech item. Not only is it introducing watchOs2, it is also releasing a new collection of watch band colors in fluoroelastomer and leather materials, as well as two new metal face colors for the Apple Watch Sport in rose gold and gold-colored anodized aluminum. So now, you can get that gold hue without shelling out $10,000 for an Apple Watch Edition.

But perhaps the most exciting development is Apple Watch’s collaboration with Hermès. The collection will have different leather watch straps for the stainless steel model, including one that wraps around the wrist twice. According to Bloomberg, Apple will also introduce three watch faces inspired by classic Hermès watches. If your interest is piqued, start saving your money now because the Hermès watches are due to hit select stores in October. 

Apple also unveiled the new iPad Pro, which is the largest iPad yet. You can buy accessories for the new model, including a dedicated keyboard and the Apple Pencil, which you can use to draw graphics on the device. The tech giant also revealed the new Apple TV, which will include a new interface and a chargeable touchscreen remote with Siri capabilities so you can use voice commands. The fashion-conscious who love a deal also have something to look forward to, as Gilt Groupe announced its shoppable app made for Apple TV. 

Just about everyone was expecting Apple to show off the latest iteration of the iPhone, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The new versions include “3D Touch,” which Engadget mentions is a carry over from the Apple Watch’s Force Touch. Based on the kind of pressure you put on the screen, you can activate new options available with iOs9. Possibly one of the coolest things about the new iPhone is Live Photos, which are like mini gifs your iPhone takes automatically. The new camera system captures the moment just before and just after exposure, and if you use Force Touch on a photo, you can see it go from a regular picture to one that moves. This is something that could definitely change all our Instagram games.